Project

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Grizzly Ridge, Otter Run, New Zoo Entrance and Sea Lion Landing

Project Location

Columbia, SC

Industries

Cultural & Community, Featured Projects

Services

Concrete Services, Construction Management, Preconstruction, Virtual Construction

Awards

  • 2016 ABC of the Carolinas Excellence in Construction, Merit Award

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Grizzly Ridge, Otter Run, New Zoo Entrance and Sea Lion Landing

Scope

  • Three phases of construction including the addition of a grizzly bear exhibit, river otter exhibit, guest services building, gift shop, new main zoo entry plaza, a seal and sea lion exhibit, and a pedestrian bridge

Highlights

  • The sea lion exhibit involves state-of-the-art filtration and disinfection systems, as well as artificial rockwork and life forms

Challenges

  • Rodgers laser scanned formed concrete wall openings to ensure correct dimensions for custom curved acrylic panels

  • 4D scheduling was used to sequence underground utility work

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